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  • A Recurring Theme for Software Companies

    NetSuite recently launched the next iteration of our Software Company Edition, a verticalized version of NetSuite designed specifically for software companies. The focus of this release was on helping companies manage their recurring revenue with new functionality that automates and streamlines renewal processes. For most software companies, recurring revenue is critical and is often used as a metric to gauge the health of a company.

  • SuiteDreams for Dummies

    Wiley Publishing just released NetSuite for Dummies. Now, NetSuite end users can rest easy knowing that the book is generally available at most large retail bookstores and on Amazon.com.  The book is designed to help users quickly maximize their investment in cloud ERP, by providing a comprehensive overview of NetSuite and, in some sections, detailed instructions on specific topics, in an easily digestible format.   (Wiley; ISBN: 978-0-470-19107-1; $24.99) Using the book as a guide, re...

  • SAP Brings Stone-Age Software Economics to Cloud Computing

    The appetite for cloud computing applications among businesses today is dramatic, with leading analyst firms like IDC, forecasting cloud computing to grow six times faster than all software over the next few years.  With more and more companies turning their backs on stone-age on-premise software that’s expensive to buy and run, it’s no surprise that the old on-premise vendors, like SAP, that became addicted to peddling multi-million dollar ERP deployments are frantically trying to jump int...

  • Committing to the Cloud

    Last week, NetSuite announced that RightNow Technologies had selected NetSuite to run its business.  For those of you that may not know RightNow Technologies – from their website - RightNow is a provider of on demand customer experience solutions that help consumer-centric organizations deliver great customer experiences. Put another way by their CEO, Greg Gianforte, part of their goal is having their prospects "throw out their old Siebel deployments and replace them with a multichannel sol...

  • Revenue Recognition Transformation Series with NetSuite

    As some of you in the Bay Area may know, we recently kicked off our Revenue Recognition Series at the Four Seasons, Palo Alto on June 10th. It was standing room only as finance professionals from around the Bay Area gathered to hear NetSuite CEO, Zach Nelson, discuss the strategies needed to adopt the new EITF rules and ways NetSuite is making it easier for companies to comply. Additionally, attendees heard from some of the industry’s top revenue recognition experts including senior executives f...

  • The Clock is Ticking to Adopt the Latest EITF 08-01 Revenue Recognition Rules

    We're firmly over the halfway mark for 2010 – and if you're in the revenue accounting department of a company affected by the new revenue recognition rules, then you know it's definitely getting down to the wire for EITF 08-01 or EITF 09-03 adoption. Maybe you've already adopted the new rules or are in the process - and are juggling spreadsheets to try and handle the new rules right now. But the fact is, for your first fiscal year that starts or started after June 15 this year it's time to adopt...

  • iPad and the Cloud – a Match Made in Heaven?

    Without doubt, one of the key business benefits of cloud computing is the realization of anywhere, anytime access.  This essentially means that you can access your same personalized view and data from your office computer, your home computer, your friend’s computer or an airport kiosk.  Typically the only requirement is a commonly supported internet browser such as IE, Firefox, Chrome or Safari.

  • SuiteApp Spotlight: Bringing Cloud Content Management to NetSuite with Box.net

    Did you ever send a document to a customer only to find out it did not include the last edits from a colleague because those are still stuck in your inbox? You store a lot of business information in NetSuite and use NetSuite to collaborate with colleagues around that information. Can NetSuite also help you to collaborate around - say - spreadsheets?

  • All About the Cloud Conference

    Last week the SIIA (Software & Information Industry Association) hosted the 2010 All About the Cloud conference in San Francisco. This conference is 2.5 days packed with information on the latest trends and developments in the industry. Attendees and exhibitors encompassed software companies from start-up stage to blue chip, Fortune 100 companies, as well as service providers who provide on-premise vendors with services that will help them make the leap to the cloud.